Business in South Carolina
Facts & Stats
CNBC named South Carolina's workforce fifth-best in the nation in 2010.
South Carolina has attracted an impressive roster of major employers including Boeing, BMW, Monster.com, Google, GE Energy and Michelin. Top industries in South Carolina include auto manufacturing, aerospace, biotechnology, and transportation and logistics. The Port of Charleston is among the busiest U.S. seaports. Colleges and universities include the University of South Carolina and Clemson. South Carolina beaches and some 400 golf courses make it a year-round outdoor recreation destination.